My Oracle Support Banner

Cannot Start 4.x SQLDeveloper after altering JVM settings (Doc ID 1997143.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 4.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Trying to increase the JVMOptions in SQLDeveloper.conf results in SQLDeveloper not getting started.


 Changes were made to ide.conf file and SQLDeveloper.conf file with JVM settings.

For example the following settings were made in ide.conf




To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.